Robin Schumacher

Robin Schumacher

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Robin Schumacher is an accomplished software executive and Christian apologist who has written many articles, authored and contributed to several Christian books, appeared on nationally syndicated radio programs, and presented at apologetic events. He holds a BS in Business, Master's in Christian apologetics and a Ph.D. in New Testament. His latest book is, A Confident Faith: Winning people to Christ with the apologetics of the Apostle Paul.

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  • An unlikely cure for the blues

    An unlikely cure for the blues

    It’s been almost two years since I wrote about being diagnosed with depression back in the early 2010s and the burnout causes that led up to it. Thankfully, by following the road to recovery I described in the article, I’ve not experienced it again.

  • Our Freud-marinated culture

    Our Freud-marinated culture

    While Freud may not have done any discernible damage to the idea of God’s existence via his atheist arguments, he has managed to undercut Christian morality and wreak havoc on our civilization through his sexualized psychological teachings. Especially when it comes to kids.

  • The delusion that doomed CNN+

    The delusion that doomed CNN+

    Although I don’t have the inside scoop, given my career experience, I suspect one thing: confirmation bias.

  • The god that failed

    The god that failed

    Being a decades-long classic rock listener, I’ve heard my share of Metallica music, but two songs of theirs, in particular, sent my Christian antennas up when I first heard them: Until it Sleeps and The God That Failed.

  • The bigger issue behind the 'What is a woman?' question

    The bigger issue behind the 'What is a woman?' question

    In the same way, I tell men who struggle with a porn addiction that porn isn’t their true problem, the what is a woman/transgender debate is just one small manifestation of a bigger thing.   

  • The death of death in the death of Christ

    The death of death in the death of Christ

    Having lost my first wife decades ago to a rare form of thyroid cancer, I knew something was up when the procedures took much longer than expected. Our doctor friend ended up removing many premalignant lesions, which are the kind that can quickly turn into cancer.

  • Being on the wrong side of God’s history

    Being on the wrong side of God’s history

    The constant parade of prominent church leader failures is painful to watch. Take your pick from the recent events surrounding Hillsong or other pastors who have been caught robbing their churches, it’s a news stream that never seems to bottom out.

  • How error enters the church

    How error enters the church

    All Arius (AD ca. 250 - 336) wanted was for the Church to say Jesus’ was homoiousion but not homoousion when it came to Christ’s relationship to God. That single letter addition to the word meant Jesus was “of like substance” when it came to God but not “of the same substance.”

  • Apostate, heretic or the real thing?

    Apostate, heretic or the real thing?

    I agree with author and political commentator Matt Walsh when he says, “There are many Christians who mourn the fact that our numbers are dwindling…but I also much prefer that unbelievers declare themselves unaffiliated — renounce their faith openly and align themselves with some other belief system..."

  • This is the church you run to

    This is the church you run to

    So when I look at studies showing the consistent decline in church attendance, rather than compile a laundry list of complaints as to why that might be, I decided instead to think back to a time when I was so drawn to church that I literally ran to it as often as I could. I came up with four particular, positive attributes that sparked my desire to be there every time the doors swung open.